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Gateshead 0-1 Braintree Town

Joe Ellul netted a second-half winner as Braintree registered their first victory of the National League season at Gateshead.

The home side threatened to take the lead after half an hour when Greg Olley got on the end of a fine move but fired just wide with an effort from the edge of the area.

But Braintree went in front after the break when Ellul headed in a free-kick at the far past.

Goalkeeper Ben Killip saved Steven Rigg's header with his legs as Braintree hung on to their lead to secure a vital victory.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Gateshead

  • 23Pears
  • 2Tinkler
  • 5Kerr
  • 8Olley
  • 14O'Donnell
  • 12Mellish
  • 17ForbesBooked at 65mins
  • 15White
  • 11Salkeld
  • 10Rigg
  • 19Boden

Substitutes

  • 1Foden
  • 3Barrow
  • 4Hunter
  • 6Williamson
  • 18Devitt

Braintree

  • 21Killip
  • 2MulebaBooked at 90mins
  • 26Gabriel
  • 8Crook
  • 28James
  • 29Nieskens
  • 4EllulSubstituted forClarkat 68'minutes
  • 27Sagaf
  • 10Bettamer
  • 30AmaluzorBooked at 13minsSubstituted forDella Verdeat 61'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 25GrantBooked at 26minsSubstituted forRoweat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Clark
  • 7Allen
  • 11Pattison
  • 14Della Verde
  • 19Rowe
Referee:
Tom Reeves
Attendance:
578

Live Text

Match ends, Gateshead 0, Braintree Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gateshead 0, Braintree Town 1.

Booking

Jonathan Muleba (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Lyle Della Verde (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Daniel Rowe replaces Reece Grant.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Michael Clark replaces Joe Ellul.

Booking

Elliot Forbes (Gateshead) is shown the yellow card.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Lyle Della Verde replaces Justin Amaluzor.

Goal!

Goal! Gateshead 0, Braintree Town 1. Joe Ellul (Braintree Town).

Second Half

Second Half begins Gateshead 0, Braintree Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Gateshead 0, Braintree Town 0.

Booking

Reece Grant (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Justin Amaluzor (Braintree Town) is shown the yellow card.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Harrogate1174024101425
2Wrexham117311851324
3Leyton Orient116501981123
4Salford116321710721
5Fylde115511661020
6Hartlepool11551139420
7Sutton United10541139419
8Solihull Moors116141314-119
9Halifax115331410418
10Gateshead115241311217
11Barnet115241013-317
12Boreham Wood1044299016
13Maidenhead United114251615114
14Ebbsfleet114251213-114
15Barrow113351214-212
16Chesterfield113261011-111
17Eastleigh11326816-811
18Bromley112451516-110
19Aldershot11317920-1110
20Dag & Red112361014-49
21Havant & Waterlooville112361524-99
22Maidstone United11218817-97
23Braintree11137715-86
24Dover111371022-126
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